Brooch

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-102048

Description

Brooch composed of silver leaf set with cabochon turquoises and seed pearls, stem is in gold and encircles the leaf, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
silver (metal)
BROOCH

Inscription

"Marcia from Alfred / March 24, 1850" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

1499

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 in x 1 9/16 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.630

Exhibition Notes

"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

Reference Notes

For more information on the collection of Edwin B. Sears see the catalogue Sander, Penny J., ed. "Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears" (1984).

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